Dara Torres has defied age, at 40 she swims faster that she did at 20. According to Dara Torres her one secret is Amino acid supplements.
She takes amino acid supplements developed by German swimmer Mark Warnecke, who won a world championship in breaststroke at the age of 35.
The amino acid is said to speed recovery.
Amino acid supplement composition
On his Web site, Warnecke does not offer a full list of ingredients and their proportions. He does name several amino acids, including glycine, proline, and especially arginine. He says arginine is responsible for increased blood circulation, which “significantly reduces regeneration time” of muscles. In America, he adds, it’s known as “natural Viagra??????”